Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

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by Polock
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Italian Pistols
Topic: Fixing the problem for the Beretta 1951 / Helwan & Tariq..
Replies: 4
Views: 148
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Re: Fixing the problem for the Beretta 1951 / Helwan & Tariq..

Tell us more (price,etc).
Thank u for taking on this project!
by Polock
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: The Krag
Topic: Had to replace a Krag rear sight
Replies: 2
Views: 585
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Re: Had to replace a Krag rear sight

Great work-around! Was it a PITA to mod the 1903 leaf?? Thank u for sharing this with us---I enjoy modded milsurps/beaters that retain their military flair. Plus, a new idea if/when I acquire another Krag in need of a sight--
by Polock
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: 1903 Springfield Griffin and Howe 28" target rifle
Replies: 3
Views: 435
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Re: 1903 Springfield Griffin and Howe 28" target rifle

Headless cocking piece and all! I really like the classic big bore target rifles. When I was a kid, friend of my dad was an "across the course" shooter. One of his rifles was a 03 Springfield, cherry wood target stock and a Browning 1919 MG bbl. I can only assume he used that bbl because they were d...
by Polock
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Took "George" to the range
Replies: 2
Views: 264
United States of America

Re: Took "George" to the range

Cool set-up. That sight is cool--never ssaw one in the flesh--
I too would be very happy with that 10 shot group--10 shots separates the sheep from the goats!
by Polock
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Metal Care and Cleaning
Topic: Oil Blackening?
Replies: 20
Views: 2152
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Re: Oil Blackening?

Mr Atkins--Looks great. Thank u for sharing this with us--
by Polock
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Veterans Stories, Range Reports, Hunting Stories
Topic: WW II memorial box saved
Replies: 5
Views: 1888
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Re: WW II memorial box saved

Kudos to you for keeping this important piece of history together.
As an aside, the Major retired the same year I enlisted in the Army as a 17 yoa baby soldier.
There were still some of the WWII types around--that generation gave us a great nation.
by Polock
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Turkish Rifles
Topic: Turk
Replies: 6
Views: 958
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Re: Turk

Those 93 Turks are a fav of mine--only downturn is I'm afraid to use Turk ammo--has a rep for being "hot". Since I don't reload, limits me to searching gun shows for bargain-priced old boxes of US commercial 8mm. Since I did not have a 93 when the Romanian ammo was plentiful/cheap, I did not buy any--
by Polock
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Books and Literature
Topic: FMG SURPLUS 2019, Volume 83 is out
Replies: 3
Views: 2372
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Re: FMG SURPLUS 2019, Volume 83 is out

Thanks for the tip! Nothing new, but i can not resist these surplus annuals--
by Polock
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Soviet-Russian Influenced Rifles
Topic: der Vepr 54R homemade finish on patrol
Replies: 1
Views: 1074
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Re: der Vepr 54R homemade finish on patrol

Good looking rifle--scope looks very European.
by Polock
Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Reloading
Topic: 8x52R Siamese with surplus powder & heavy bullet
Replies: 4
Views: 1295
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Re: 8x52R Siamese with surplus powder & heavy bullet

Failed to buy 7383 when it was cheap and available. But--have a friend who has a lot of it, and has offered to supply me. Really appreciate Rob's info on this powder--want to try it in several milsurps--
by Polock
Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: My Grandfather's .38 Burgo Derringer
Replies: 4
Views: 998
United States of America

Re: My Grandfather's .38 Burgo Derringer

Good for you! I also occasionally carry a family Colt 1903 for the same reason--and do not feel ill-armed!
by Polock
Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: 80 years old german mauser hunts
Replies: 11
Views: 2473
United States of America

Re: 80 years old german mauser hunts

Not an American tradition, but after two tours of duty in the Federal Republic I became aware of the act. I personally think it is a
honorable recognition of the bond between hunter and prey.
by Polock
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: 80 years old german mauser hunts
Replies: 11
Views: 2473
United States of America

Re: 80 years old german mauser hunts

Nice to see u follow the tradition of giving the deer a "last bite"---
Happy New Year to all!!
by Polock
Fri Dec 28, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: 80 years old german mauser hunts
Replies: 11
Views: 2473
United States of America

Re: 80 years old german mauser hunts

Lovely classic European-style sporter---cool fox, also!
by Polock
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Stewbaby back as Stew15948
Replies: 5
Views: 2122
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Re: Stewbaby back as Stew15948

Good to have you back!! Hoping all the cool kids will find their way back--

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